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How do I Backup My WordPress Site Without Plugins

All good developers know why site backups are important. They vividly recall that one moment of distraction when they clicked the wrong button or received the ominous notification that their site was hacked. Their hearts skipped a beat upon discovering that weeks' or years' worth of work was wiped out instantly, and they had no way […]

How Do I Update a WordPress Plugin Without Losing Customization?

Updating your WordPress plugin promptly is crucial to its security and functionality. In fact, 86% of WordPress sites hacked are due to an outdated WordPress install, plugin, or theme. Because WordPress CMS is open source, hackers can study WordPress source code to locate vulnerabilities in your site. For this reason, WordPress CMS and WordPress plugin […]

With or without WWW – which website address is better for SEO in WordPress

You can reach a company website just by typing their web address, and it makes no difference whether or not you put www. at the beginning. So a lot of our customers ask us if it matters whether they use it or not. Traditionally, the website address like website.com, without...

Why is it important to use the latest version of WordPress?

Every time a new WordPress version is released, we receive emails from many of our customers asking us questions about responsible WordPress management. Should they update their WordPress theme? Is it safe? When you’re involved in WordPress management, what are the pros and cons of updating your website?...

The Complete WordPress Security Guide Part 3

Setting up and maintaining a secure WordPress site is a complex undertaking. When you’re providing WordPress admin services, your clients are relying on you to keep their website fully secure from hackers, malicious actors, and any security vulnerabilities. But you know that although WordPress core systems are highly secure, there...

The Complete WordPress Security Guide Part 2

Security is top of the list of concerns for website owners. You want to protect your company’s business data, and you need to comply with data and privacy regulations to make sure that your customers’ details aren’t breached. This makes secure WordPress hosting a crucial issue, but there are also...

The Complete WordPress Security Guide Part 1

According to research by w3techs in March 2019, WordPress is by far the most popular Content Management System (CMS). 60.4% of websites that use a CMS use WordPress, or around 3.5% of all websites. That means that there are millions of website owners concerned about securing their managed WordPress hosting...

uPress provides a safer more secure internet with SSL Certificates – at no extra cost

Credit card fraud is distressingly common, and no one wants to be the one to suffer. These understandable concerns about fraud and theft make many people way of using their credit card to make purchases online, but when you’re running a business website through eCommerce web hosting, you need to...

The uPress Site Migration Tool

Web management agencies and web developers handle WordPress migration for client sites on a pretty regular basis. It’s a simple task, but it still takes time that you’d rather spend on other things. That’s why uPress developed a smooth, user-friendly Auto Migration Tool that automates WordPress migration to make it...

Sharing Hosting Packages

When you’ve bought uPress’ web hosting packages as part of our Reseller Hosting program, you can use them yourself, resell them, or share them with any other uPress account owners. We’ve designed our web hosting packages to be easy to use, with intuitive user permission settings for different user types...

Reseller Hosting at uPress

We’re delighted to announce our web hosting reseller program, a competitive program that allows you to provide your clients with WordPress managed hosting services that are secure and reliable. uPress Resellers are usually web development, web design, or web management companies that professionally build, host, and/or manage multiple websites on...

Why is it important to use the latest version of WordPress Part 2?

As we discussed in a previous post, keeping your WordPress site updated is key to good WordPress site management, security, and performance. Now we’ll explain how to carry out the process of updating your WordPress site. If you’re already a uPress customer, then updating your WordPress site is easy...

How to protect your posts or pages with a password

Many people ask what is a private page in WordPress, either because they see the options on their WordPress editor or they hear other people talking about it. A private page in WordPress is essentially a page or post that can only be read by selected visitors to your site...

How to Install WordPress using the uPress Admin Panel

If you’re building your own website on the WordPress content management platform, you might be feeling a little nervous about how to get started. Don’t worry! We’re here with a friendly and non-scary guide that will take you through each step of building a new WordPress content management site...

How to force WordPress to check for updates

If you’re using WordPress CMS for your business website, you might feel nervous about WordPress plugin updates. After all, you know the old saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Your web developers worked hard to build you an appealing website that engages your audience, and you don’t want...

How to Change Date and Time Formats in WordPress

One of the important ways to make your website stand out from your competitors, and match your WordPress customization to the needs of your users, is to change the time and date format. You might want to change the time zone if you’re targeting users in a specific location, or...

Migrate WordPress Website from Previous Host

Migrating your website from one WordPress cloud hosting service to another can be an exhausting and confusing process for website owners. That’s why we developed an easy, intuitive, and fast Free Website Migration System for all our customers as part of our hosting service, to make it effortless to migrate...

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